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SOFI SP8-B SPI programmer Flash EEPROM BIOS

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SP8-B universal programmer is professional SOFI SP8 series programmers, SOFI SP8-B programmer is designed for programming universal FLASH/EEPROM/SPI memories, SOFI SP8-B support online programming and online high-speed mass production,40Pin ZIF socket.



SOFI SP8-B online programming / mass production for Flash EEPROM SPI BIOS


SOFI SP8-B universal programmer supports high-speed programming of nearly all 24/25/93/BR90 chips. In the number of supportive serial memories and the writing speed, it greatly exceeds most general and similar special programmers that cost over 1000 RMB. It has a unique function of ISP online programming and supports more chips with continuous software upgrade. With exquisite shells made through professional mould opening and with advanced software/hardware design.


SP8-B is mass production edition: It supports programming of online mass production, automatically detects whether the chips are placed well and then automatically starts programming. You can connect several programmers to one computer for synchronous and asynchronous high-speed programming. Plug and write. No synchronous waiting. Top speed and high efficiency


Three types SOFI SP8 series programmers: SP8-A, SP8-B and SP8-F. SP8 is special programmers with the highest speed for programming serial memories (Note 1), the most types of supportive devices (Note 2) and the highest performance/price ratio in China. It fully satisfies the needs of home appliance and digit maintenance, engineering research and development, and mass production in factories.


Protection against over-current and short circuit


With perfect system of over-current detection and short circuit protection
Effectively protects programmers from damages of misplaced chips (wrong position or direction), or wrong types of chips, or short circuit of chips or adapters
You do not have to worry that the chips might be burnt due to damages of misplaced chips (wrong position or direction), or wrong types of chips
ISP interfaces also have protection function against over-current and short circuit, and automatically detect the supply conflicts of target boards (or target chips)
 
40PIN general ZIF socket:


Adopts 40PIN gilded ZIF socket for wide/narrow dual purposes.
Can be directly applied to inline chips with eight to sixteen pins.
Can directly use any general adapter, with a pin width of either 300mil or 600mil.
Can directly use an adapter with up to 40 pins.
 
SP8 was originally designed with a 16-pin ZIF socket (the left figure below), which was found later to support only 300mil chips and adapters. However, adapters available in the market are basically 600mil, and thus cannot insert into a 16-pin ZIF socket, which limits the application of such SP8. Based on this reason, SOFI decisively modified its moulds and adopted 40-pin narrow applicable ZIF socket.
 
Support online programming (ISP)


Some patch chips can be programmed directly via ISP, avoiding the problem of unsoldering.
The whole SP8 series has special ISP interfaces buffered with special chips, and supports 2.0V~5.5V target boards (chips).
ISP interfaces can be set up via software whether to supply power to the target boards (voltage can be set at 3.3V or 5V).
ISP power supply has protection function against over-current and short circuit, automatically detects the supply situation of target boards and thus avoids power supply conflicts.
It can be used to online upgrade of main-board BIOS (application example: Use SP8-A programmer to upgrade online BIOS of MSI MS-7392 main-board.
 
Supports online/offline high-speed mass production


Both SP8-B and SP8-F support online high-speed mass production, but only SP8-F has the function of offline mass production, which is very applicable to mass programming memories and thus saves much costs for equipment purchase and labor.

Note: SP8-A does not have the function of mass production, and applies only to researchers and maintenance personnel.
 


Online mass production characters of SP8-B and SP8-F:


The programmer automatically detects the position of chips, and starts the automatic programming.
In programming, operators do not have to operate the computer, but only continuously put in and get out chips. You can connect several programmers to one computer for synchronous and asynchronous high-speed programming. Plug and write. No synchronous waiting. Top speed and high efficiency.

Powerful supportive software:
Chinese/English interface
Supports WinXP/Vista/Win7, and completely supports 64-bit operating systems
Supports various file formats like binary (files with any suffix), hex, Motorola-S and TI-TEK
Multi-functional data buffer compilation, supporting direct modification by keyboard, and copying, filling and logical operation. Supports hex and ASCII displays
Provides chip placement mode, adapter and ISP connection diagram
Combines manual programming and user-defined automatic programming with one key